Lydia Liebman Promotions is a leading public relations agency and consulting firm based in New York City.
Established in 2011, Lydia Liebman Promotions has worked with a robust roster of musical artists and entertainers, educational and cultural institutions, record labels, non-profits and production companies to captivate and engage audiences while bringing awareness to America's greatest art form and its musical cousins. Whether servicing a new release to international press or filling seats in a world class venue, LLP has a proven track record of fulfilling the unique communication needs of the music industry through innovative and modern campaigns.
To date, LLP artists have earned 28 GRAMMY nominations (and 7 wins) as well as Latin GRAMMY Awards, Tony Awards, Juno Awards and NAACP Image Awards.
WHAT WE DO
WHO WE ARE
President, Head Publicist
Lydia Liebman is a trailblazing music media professional. For over a decade, she has helmed Lydia Liebman Promotions. Since its founding, Liebman has spearheaded PR campaigns for over three hundred albums, and has promoted hundreds of events. A member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), Liebman has led countless GRAMMY campaigns for independent artists and helped to secure 21 nominations and 7 wins. Her work as a promoter and publicist is informed by her previous work as a jazz radio host and musician. In 2021, Liebman was chosen for the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Music. In 2022, she joined the faculty of the Roc Nation School of Music at Long Island University.
Bari Bossis joined Lydia Liebman Promotions in October 2020. She is a graduate of Bard College with a degree in American Literature. As the Publicity Assistant to the Founder and President of LLP, Bari is delighted to endorse a passionate and diverse musical roster. In addition to her work at LLP, Bari is a freelance food writer; several of her recipes were recently published by the nationally recognized nutritionist, Dr. Janet Bond Brill.
Latin America Representative, PR Associate
William 'Willy' Rodriguez began working with Lydia Liebman Promotions in 2019. A native of Ponce, Puerto Rico and Rodriguez is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and received his M.S. from New England Conservatory. He is a Latin-Grammy winning drummer and percussionist with experience in jazz, Latin jazz, rock, pop and alternative music. Rodriguez is LLP's point of contact for Latin/South America, Spain and other Spanish-speaking territories.
Content Creator/Lead Writer
Dylan McCarthy began working with Lydia Liebman Promotions in January 2019 while completing his Music Business M.B.A at SUNY New Paltz. As LLP’s Content Creator/ Lead Writer Dylan is deeply grateful and exhilarated to be working closely with artists and professionals that push the jazz art-form forward into new, exciting, sustainable and inclusive directions. Dylan has been fortunate enough to work on over one hundred press campaigns over the past several years, including several Grammy-winning endeavors.
In addition, Dylan is an actively-performing jazz guitarist, a freelance grant-writer, the current Director of Programming at JazzReach and the former Assistant Producer of Jazz in the Valley in Poughkeepsie NY.
“Jesse has imbibed the virtues of swing and bop/hard bop fluency, combining them with an enticingly attractive, full-bodied tone and warm timbre, incorporating the best of swing era altos and Charlie Parker,” – George Kanzler See Jesse Davis on the cover of Hot House Jazz Magazine’s February 2023 issue here.
On the Cover: Catherine Russell – David Bowie Tribute on Page 4, Cover Story by Jim Motavalli on Page 8, Vox News on Page 11 Review by Alex Henderson – Lauren Henderson – La Bruja – Page 15 Review by Ken Dryden – Jesse Davis – Jesse Davis Live at Smalls Jazz Club – Page … Read More
Powerhouse Jazz Artist Manager Karen Kennedy Elected President of NAPAMA New York, New York — Karen Kennedy, Founding President of 24/Seven Artist Development, has been elected as President of North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA). Kennedy’s appointment follows the leadership of former NAPAMA president Gail Boyd, who was the first African American woman … Read More